Harvey Amani Whitfield is a Professor of North American History at the University of Calgary, specializing in Canadian Colonial slavery and transnationalism in the experiences of African American slaves in Canada. He serves as a member of the Canadian Historical Association, and has authored several publications including:
- Biographical Dictionary of Enslaved Black People in the Maritimes (University Toronto Press, 2022)
- Blacks on the Border: The Black Refugees in British North America, 1815-1860 (2006).
- Harvey Amani Whitfield, North to Bondage: Loyalist Slavery in the Maritimes (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2016)